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it won, an untimely time-out. i'm sarah simmons in for gurvir dhindsa. it was a tough one for the redskins. we'll get to that in all of our top stories and weather coming up in just a minute. we do want to tell you about three schools that are closed today because of a water main break. they are in anne arundel county. they are chesapeake high school, chesapeake bay middle school and folger mackenzie middle school. let's get to talker with the forecast. >> it will be a beautiful day. let's get to the redskins. no, it will be another fine day here. a beautiful day, a little cooler than yesterday. might be a bit of a breeze out of the north to start the day and just a few clouds. can you see those coming in. no rain associated with the frontal system as it will come through dry. out to the east, see the cloud cover. that is the western side of hurricane igor. you can see it passing not too far off to our east. around here, nice conditions. temperatures haven't fallen a whole lot. 70 in washington. 6 # in ocean city. # 7 in winchester. we'll be cooler later tonight. becoming
with allison seymour and gurvir dhindsa. and paul wagner and d.c. political reporter karen gray houston as moderator, i may ask a follow-up question. the candidates then would get the full a lotment of answer and reput tall time. we have been asking you the viewer for your input and questions that you would like us to ask the candidates. we thank you for your response. you will hear many of your thoughts incorporated into the questions that we pose the next hour. we are streaming today's debate live on our web site at you can go there to chat about the debate in realtime as it's happening. so, those are the ground rules, we are ready to begin. before the debate, mayor fenty won a coin toss. he decided to give his opening statement first. mayor fenty. >> thank you and good morning. if this debate is like the last six months of campaigning, expect my opponent to not spend a lot of time talking about his record or my record. expect him to talk a lot about things like a made up charge of phonism, a charge that "the washington post" dismissed this past weekend saying there was a
this morning on what is a beautiful morning but it will be warming up. i'm sarah simmons in for gurvir dhindsa. welcome to fox 5 morning news. let's get a check of our weather now immediately with tucker barnes. >> good morning once again. we've got temperatures in the upper 60s, even some low 70s throughout the area. we've got warmer temperatures on the way. going to be hot and humid as we get into the affect. maybe a needed thunderstorm late today. 69degrees at reagan national. 68 in ocean city. 66 out at dulles. # 5 for new hagerstown. very mild start to the day and we'll see high temperatures about 10 degrees warmer than yesterday as we'll expect high temperatures later this afternoon into the upper 80s and low 90s. -- 65 for you in hagerstown. a possibility, about a 20 to 30% chance we could see a thunderstorm. >>> a woman was found dead at an apartment complex on greenbelt road. investigators are not saying how she died but calls about gunshots did come into 911 just before her body was found. police do not have a suspect or motive at this time. >>> police are searching for a second teen
for joining us early. i'm gurvir dhindsa. let's go straight over to tucker to found out about our weather today. we got a bit of a reprieve from the rain but i guess it's coming back. >> coming back with a vengeance tonight. lets eight get to it, show you the satellite-radar. our fetch continues to be out of the south. increasingly cloudy out there. i think we might see a few peeks of sunshine to start the day. the rain showers which are across the carolinas will start to move in later this afternoon and particularly touring the nighttime hours and then we'll be in for a real soaker around here as we get the combination of an area of low pressure and the remnants of a tropical system moving through the area on thursday and we've got a flash flood watch because of that. temperatures right now are cool. a lot more comfortable than they were yesterday at this hour. lots of others out there. 55 at dulles international. 54 in frederick. # 7 for you to start your morning in ocean city. our highs later today will be in the low to mid-70s. increasingly cloudy. -- 57 for to you tart your morning i
outside today. i'm sarah simmons in for gurvir dhindsa. let's get a check of the weather again with tucker barnesism feel like a broken record but this is not the kind of weather you would normally be talking about again and again this time of engineer i heard sue mention 65 days where we've been 90 or above. the record is 67. we just need two more days and we can the hottest summer in history. today is record heat. highs will be in the mid-90s. we have fog out there this morning. we'll talk mild temperatures at this hour. not dealing with extreme heat right now although this is not typical of this time of year. 74 at reagan national. 64 in frederick. a little better there, off to the north and west. 69 for new fredericksburg. let's see what we can find on the satellite-radar. not much of anything. high pressure continues to rule the mid-atlantic and you can see just a few clouds off to the north and west. no rain showers associated with this. it will be dry around here. cold front out to the west will get in here tonight. the good news is only one more day with these unusually warm temper
think it is a little bit chilly out there. good morning. thank you for joining us. i'm gurvir dhindsa. let's go straight over to you canner to find out about the forecast for this labor day. brrr. >> come on. >> i love it, 53 degrees at home. >> it's not brrr. 60 at dulles. lots of 50s out there. 51 in winchester. 53 in hags aretowns. 54 in ocean city. no doubt about it, it is one of our coolest mornings in many, many mornings. it should be a great-look day again with sunshine in the forecast here and just very quiet conditions continue across the washington area. there is your satellite-radar. lots of sunshine in the forecast. high pressure is going to keep us nice and try. got a cold front off to the north and west. that will bring us a little bit of cloud cover on wednesday. until then, great-looking conditions. if you have outdoor plans, going to do the barbecue, i know i'm going to gurvir's house later today, lots of sunshine, beautiful afternoon, 85 degrees with winds out of the south at five miles per hour. >> it is byob at my house. bring your own barbecue. >> okay. got it. >>
you see the capitol dome. thank you for joining us for fox 5 morning news. i'm gurvir dhindsa. without any more hesitation, let's go over to tucker to find out what is happening with earl. it is huge, tuck. >> and it is getting bigger. let's go right back to it. category 2 hurricane. maximum winds, 105 miles per hour. the good news is the eye of the storm will stay just offshore during the next several hours. even though the beach communities from the vines right up to southern new england are going to take a beating, this could be a lot worse as this is a major storm. a lot of cloud cover across the washington area. when you head out this morning, there will be clouds. we'll go partly sunny this afternoon but you can see a lot of rain showers. bands of rain associated with earl starting to make their way inland not only in north carolina but in southern virginia and not too long here, even the maryland beaches will start to get in on the rain. let's look it the temperatures here in washington. we are now 78 degrees. with all the cloud cover, we are not cooling off overnight. 75 in fre
in for gurvir dhindsa. welcome to fox 5 morning news. let's get a check of our weather with tucker barnes. he has the latest for us. good morning, tucker. >> should be a fine-looking day but on the hot side with, once again, high temperatures back into the 90s. i know it is the first full day of fall but our temperatures will be back in the 90s. you can see the shower and thunderstorm activity well off the coast. still some leftover cloud cover and some fog across the area. it will be beautiful at least as far as sky conditions go but temperatures once again will soar into the 90s. 74degrees at reagan national. doing one of those nights where we don't cool off a lot. 67 at dulles. 67 in winchester. if you are thinking this weather is reminiscent of august, you are right and so is this high temperature. 91degrees, lots of sunshine. hot and humid out there this afternoon. more details on the weekend forecast. it will be cooler by saturday. i'll have those details in a minute. >>> neighbors in the close-knit lorton community are devastated. a fairfax county mom and two kids were killed in a hou
's capital, washington, d.c. thank you for joining us. i'm sarah simmons in for gurvir dhindsa this morning. the temperatures are beautiful outside. no excuse not to head out to vote. >> that's right, unless you are not registered. >> then you have all kinds of excuses before hand. >> let me tell you. it will be a nice day if you are going out and about going to the voting booth, sarah is absolutely right, no excuses. it will be a little breezy out there at times and a nice fall- like feel even though the temperatures will approach 80. our wind will be breezy with temperatures about 5 miles per hour later this afternoon. 68degrees at reagan national. humidity up a little bit. we have a frontal system coming through as we speak bringing some cloud cover. that is about it. remember yesterday, we had the fog. no problems with that today. we can see the cloud cover streaming in from the north and west. the frontal system not going to bring us rain showers. we could use it. very dry around here for the past month or so. just not in the cards today. but what is in the forecast, a lot of sunshine
. you don't see too many cars on that one side. guide morning. i'm sarah simmons in for gurvir dhindsa this morning. first, let's go to tucker barnes for the weather. >> we'll be in for a nice day after yesterday and a couple of rain showers. it looked pretty ominous. during the morning hours, partly cloudy and mostly sunny this afternoon. our high temperature will be a little cooler. 73 at reagan national. we are still holding on to a little bit of that heat. 68 in winchester and still 70s to the south and east in front of our cold front, 76 in ocean city. forecast a good one becoming mostly sunny after morning clouds. cooler this afternoon, 84 degrees. more details on the forecast including a good-looking weekend. that. cog up in just a couple of minutes. >>> now, to our other top stories. the bore of a man who shot and wounded a doctor at johns hopkins hospital and then shot and killed his mother in a hospital bed before turning the gun on him says their brother probably thought their mother was suffering. police sound them dead ensued a hospital room after a two-hour standoff. thei
gray the winner. good morning. i'm sarah simmons in for gurvir dhindsa. welcome to fox 5 morning news. there were some scary moments as staffers waited for election results to come in at fenty campaign headquarters. a volunteer fell and crashed through a plate glass window all while care engray houston was live on the air. >> those are the people who were targeted by the get out to vote effort -- oh, my gosh. don't get too frightened. somebody leaped against the glass and it broke out. >> that volunteer fell through a nine by nine foot window and was bleeding badly from the head. we are told he was conscious and talking when he walked to an ambulance. we'll have more on gray's big win as well. you can see the results at the bottom of your screen. first, let's get a check of weather with tucker. >> nice cool start today. we have temperature in the others and low 60s. you happening in there. plenty of sunshine. highs later today back in the low 80s. let's get to it. we'll take a look at current conditions. we are talking about nice clear skies out there. you can see just a few clouds wi
at the washington monument and another nippy, nippy morning. thank you for joining us. i'm gurvir dhindsa. gwen taal letter is in for -- talbert is in for tucker. >> it is a little cooler and we are in september. we have to take that into consideration and remember we will have cooler days. we have clear conditions out there. no shortage of sunshine yesterday. the winds picked up a little bit yesterday. today, we won't see them quite as bad. we are starting off with pretty automatic, light winds. hard hi any clouds to talk about. just a few scattered clouds across the region. get out an hopefully enjoy it. as we take a look at how clear it is here, we are keeping an eye on a lot of moisture that is the recommend nentsz of hermine and you can see it is gradually starting to move its way closer to the east and we are getting at that getting caught up with a frontal system that. could end up bring us some wet weather before wened up into the weekend. -- the remnants of hermine. >>> here is a look at your day planner. by midday, we'll be at about 73 degrees. hour high today, 78 degrees. >> sounds lovely
today. i'm sarah simmons in for gurvir dhindsa. welcome to fox 5 morning news. let's get right to tucker barnes. he is cooping an eye on the weather for us. it will be a little warmer for us than yesterday? >> yes, a couple of degrees. today, we'll be near 90. we will have a cooldown as we get to the middle and the end of the week. let's get to the maps and talk temperatures. we were a little bit warmer than we were 24 hours ago. 70 in washington. 66? winchester. patuxent naval air station, 72. in ocean city, we are 70. still, temperatures generally comfortable across the area t will be on the warm side but it should be bright and sunny for another afternoon. there is your satellite-radar. the quiet conditions, we've got rain showers up across sections of new england and cloud cover well off the coast but we're in between the two and for us that spells more high pressure and more nice weather. so bright sunshine today. it will be warmer than it should be with highs as mentioned close to 90. mostly sunny skies and warmer than what would be typical for this year, 89. cooler weather on the
in for gurvir dhindsa. let's get a check of weather with comfortable temperatures out there. very cool start to the day. 60 here in town. we should have another beautiful afternoon with highs in the upper 70s to about 80. not much of anything going on as far as our satellite-radar. in fact, you will see very quiet conditions here on our map. out to the east, that is what is left of hurricane igor. highs as mentioned right where we were yesterday about 80 degrees. changes in the form of warmer temperatures arrive tomorrow. more detail on that in just a couple of minute. >>> repealing don't ask, don't tell. the senate is about to vote on the pentagon's controversial policy of letting gays serve in the military if they don't tell anyone their sexual orientation. this morning's vote is on the defense bill that includes a repeal of that policy. the democrats first have to overcome a republican filibuster. >>> a three-month-long investigation has led to the arrest of a lorton, virginia man accused of possessing pornography. police were tipped off by firefighters who went into the home to make sure
in our area. thank you for being up early with us. i'm gurvir dhindsa. let's go straight over to tucker to find out more about our weather. >> it will be another hot one today. our highs yesterday were back in the mid-90s. we'll do it again today. temperatures outside here in washington, we're back into the summertime temperatures. 77degrees right now in downtown washington. 74 at patuxent naval air station. 68 out at dulles. 66 at fed rick. a little better here off to the north and west. winchester, 66 degrees. changes from yesterday, not much of any. we'll have sunny skies today. just a cloud or two in the forecast and a possibility that, as we get into the afternoon, our winds will shift out of the south that. will increase the humidity around here a little bit. other than that, this forecast will remain the same. off to the south and east is earl and that will start to impact our weather as we get into the daytime hours tomorrow. let's worry about today first. 95degrees your daytime high. code orange air quality today. more details on the forecast. we'll look at earl in just a minut
nice and cool outside. thank you for joining us. i'm gurvir dhindsa. tba went is in for tucker this morning. >> compared to yesterday, where we actually broke a record at one of our airports, we are so much cooler. it is actually going to feel more like september. -- gwen is in for tuckerthiss morning. as can you see, clear skies across the area. we have a canadian ridge of high pressure that is building in, compliments of my country folk there. it is a cool ridge of high pressure. we are seeing pretty cool conditions as we start out this morning. just the odd cloud skirting around. not too much to be concerned with at all. 57degrees at national airport. it is only 58 in baltimore and 55 at gaithersburg. but we've got 61 degrees to the south as far as manassas is concerned and 66 degrees at fredericksburg. we'll continue to be on the cool side. so be prepared. today, as i said, much keeler than it was yesterday. we are talking mild and breezy. -- much cooler than it was yesterday. we are talking gusty winds in the course of this afternoon. be prepared for that. they will be gu
of places. for us just warm temperatures this morning. thank you for joining us. i'm gurvir dhindsa. let's go straight over to tucker. >> you put it well there, the calm before the storm. temperatures right now running in the 70s. 77 in washington. we had some 60s off to the north and west. frederick, 72. ocean city, 75 where they are getting ready for earl to pass off to the east here during the next couple of days. satellite-radar showing very quiet conditions. not much at all happening. we are just sort of waiting for earl to arrive from the south and east and a cold front from the south and west. eventually, we'll get that out of here. 93degrees your afternoon high. a little warmer than that yesterday. a few degrees cooler than yesterday with just a few clouds associated with earl late in the day. winds will be out of the south at five to 10 miles per hour. more on earl coming up. category four hurricane, i'll give you the latest in just a second. >> there are other big stories we're following this morning. authorities are surveying the discovery communications headquarters in downto
of it continuing this morning. i'm gurvir dhindsa. tucker is in too. i was out for two weeks. came back and the neighbors said there was not a drop of rain while i was gone. i brought it back. >> this is really it for the month of september. this will be a long touration event. we'll get a lot of rain with the possibility of flooding. -- this will be a long duration event t will within us for a couple of days. good to see you. >> that was sincere. >> that was heartfelt. >> tucker barnes, there you go, out to the east. route 50 out towards bowie, crofton, you are getting some rain showers. that is where the heavy of the rain is. you can see inside the beltway and even out towards fronted royal, rain moving in from the south appear west. we'll show you lots more rain off it our south and to our south and west. temperature right now, 64 degrees. humidity, 94%. pressure is falling as that area of low pressure passes, approaches from our south. our forecast for today calling for lots and lots of rain and again, could be some thunderstorm activity and it is possible some of the storms could b
morning. i'm gurvir dhindsa. let's get straight over to tucker to find out about the weather situation. >> yes, very danny gonzalez russ conditions out there. we have this tornado warning. let's get right to it. hd radar will show you all the activity across the area. tornado warning for just a few more minutes here for south central anne arundel county, calvert county and eastern st. mary's county. that is east of the district. owings, dunkirk, long beach, calvert beach, st. leonard and tracy's landing all in the path of this line of thunderstorm activity. i will focus in and show new area. other than if you are not seeing tornadoes, along this line, we are seeing extremely intense thunderstorm activity, wind gusts over 40 miles per hour and heavy rain as well. the rain rates have been in excess of about two inches an hour so expect widespread flooding here. we are under a tornado warning east of the district into southern prince george's county for another few minutes. the rest of the area experiencing extremely heavy rain. can you see the rain falling across the area. rain totals al
'm sarah simmons in for gurvir dhindsa. welcome to fox 5 morning news. let's get right to tucker barnes with the latest on the weather. another nice day if you like warmer temperatures. >> kind of summery out there with temperatures in the mid- to upper 80s today. we have more clouds on the increase and a chance for rain showers not so much today but as we get into the nighttime hours overnight. need them. not a bad start to the day with temperatures in the mid- to upper 60s. there is the cloud cover. kind of high, thin clouds to start the day. by later this afternoon, it will be mostly cloudy as we await the arrival of a warm front and then a cold front which will bring us the chance for some showers later tonight. all right. temperatures not bad. 69 at reagan national. these air little warmer than they've been. 71 for you in ocean city and 60 in wilmington, delaware. our high temperatures later this afternoon under increasing clouds as i mentioned, well into the 80s. about 87 degrees. we should be dry for both the morning and evening commute. no rain expected touring the daytime hour
a little bit which would be nice. thank you for joining us early. i'm gurvir dhindsa. tucker is here now too to bring us another look at the weather. >> yesterday wasn't warm. it was hot. >> yeah, it was pretty warm. >> 94 degrees. that is hot for this time of year with record high temperatures. the 55th day with temperatures above 90. a lot of heat across the area. today will be a touch cooler but you notice the wind will pick up and tomorrow, awesome. only better from here. let's get to it. still warm out there at this hour. not cooling off a whole lot overnight. our temperatures are still well into the 70s. 76 at reagan national. our frontal system that will bring us the cooler air out to the west so the winds are shifted out of the south here up ahead of the front. not well organized out there. we'll see a few clouds in the morning forecast, maybe a sprinkle. it is possible a few of us will see a sprinkle but i think unfortunately today will feature more dry weather and as that front gets through here, our winds will pick up and the cooler air gets in here tonight and starts to set
you for staying with us. i'm gurvir dhindsa, filling in for steve today. >> i'm allison seymour. the loss of a hollywood legend, actor tony curtis has died at the age of 85. we'll look back at his career in just a moment. >>> first let's take a look outside. it is the story we're dealing with right now. straight up 7:00 and tony perkins is on the desk with you and a very busy man today, both he and tucker. what is going on, tony? >> we continue to see moderate to heavy rainfall move through the area. we have a variety of warnings and watches in effect at this time. i'll let you know first of all that the tornado warning that was in effect for portions of maryland has been taken down now. it's been allowed to expire. that tornado warning that was in effect for portions of maryland. now let's look at hd radar and we'll show you where the heavy precipitation is as we speak. and as we've been seeing all morning long, with few exceptions, the heaviest rain is to the east. east of the district, along eastern portions of the beltway, through prince george's county, into anne arundel co
of bed. guess what? it will warm up a bit today. i'm sarah simmons in for gurvir dhindsa. >> i'm steve chenevey. lets asay good morning to tony perkins. you walked outside, a little bit cooler than i expected. >> cool temperatures in the 50s in much of the area. some places in the 40s. a lot of temperatures in the 40s this morning on this the final full day of summer. let's take a look at the current temperatures around the region. a cool start to the day to be sure. now n washington, of course, it is always warmer here than elsewhere. it is 60 degrees here. 54 in fredericksburg. hagerstown at 53 degrees this morning. so certainly some cool air in place that will wake you up when you step outside. >>> nothing to see on the sat- rad except the moon, stars and sun. it will be a very, very pretty day with abundant sunshine once again. here is your forecast then for today. it look like this. plenty of sunshine, another nice afternoon. high right around 80 degrees. that is the weather. we'll have more coming up in just a little bit. >> sounds good. >> let's check in with julie wright. she h
a moment. good morning. i'm sarah simmons in for gurvir dhindsa. >> i'm steve chenevey. thank you for being with us on this friday morning. traffic looking okay. so far, so good. temperatures warming up. >> i'm not ready yet. >> you are about five feet shorter. >> i was having microphone problems and now some cherishes. >> good to see you. >> get ready for a hot run. maybe a record-setting day in term of our heat here in the wash area. a warm start to the day with temperatures in the 70s. right now, here in the district, it is 74 degrees. baltimore at 71 degrees. patuxent naval air station, 69 degrees. ocean city, 73. here a look at the satellite- radar composite for the region. skies are mostly clear except for some fog. some of that fog is thick. it is primarily in eastern portions of the viewing area from d.c. eastward. not so much to the west but wouldn't be surprised if some more forms here and there. we'll keep our eyes open for that. that might slow your commute down a little bit. here is your forecast for today. hot one. when i mentioned a record, the record high for today set way b
in for gurvir dhindsa this morning. lets he get a check of our weather with tony perkins. he has the big news today. >> it will be hotter. yesterday, 80 degrees, how about 09 -- 90 today. and then tomorrow, 100. no, just kidding. not a bad start to the morning. for the most part, we're in the 60s. 68degrees in the district. dulles airport, 65 degrees. fredericksburg, virginia is at 69 degrees at this hour. here is a look at the satellite- radar. we remain cloud-free for the most part. there might be a couple of clouds here and there as you look towards the western skies. we are cloud-free and we are going to see a lot of sunshine again today. you see the rainfall up to the north and west. that is a frontal boundary that will get through here eventually and could trigger some showers and thunderstorms late today and during the evening hours as well. so we'll keep an eye on that. here is your forecast then for today. lots of sunshine. high today about 90 degrees and again, that chance of a shower or thunderstorm during the evening and late afternoon and evening hours tonight. so there you go.
for waking up with us. i'm gurvir dhindsa. >> glad to have you along. before we get to tony and our forecast up here, flooding is causing a left yes to fail this morning. it is forcing more people to evacuate. >> residents in central wisconsin starting fleeing their homes when that levee started to fail last night. wisconsin river has cut off people in one neighborhood in the town of portage. it is not clear exactly how many of the 300 residents are now stranded. they did not heed the warning to evacuate. the levee has not completely collapsed but officials say it is leaking. >> we have a little bit of wet weather out there this morning. >> some rain showers across the area. none ever them particularly heavy at this hour but we could show some more rainfall develop during the morning and during the daytime and some of it could be heavy at times. we'll start with the satellite- radar composite, show you how things are shaping up across the region. there you go. you can see a pretty good amount of rain. let me tell you this. we have a variety of radars that we look at. this one is overplaying
to be waking up to, quite mild temperatures out there. good morning. i'm sarah simmons in for gurvir dhindsa. >> i'm steve chenevey welcome to fox 5 morning news on the day after election day. tony perkins with us as well. >> good morning to both of you. a fine day on tap. once again, we've got good weather conditions headed our way for the day. we'll see a lot of sunshine, i think more sunshine than what we saw yesterday. let's take a look at the current temperatures around the region. getting five cool to mild start depending on where you are. temperatures in the 50s and 60s. right now in washington where it is 64 degrees. it is 56 in baltimore. 55 out at dulles airport. 54 in frederick, maryland and 57 in fredericksburg so it is a cool start to the day with mostly clear skies. there is a look at your satellite-radar. saw some of the clouds that came through yesterday. they pushed out of here. skies are mainly clear at this hour and mostly cloud-free for the day today. there will be a couple of clouds here and there but we'll call it a partly to mostly sunny day. mostly sunny is what we'r
to get you started today at 6:00. we are glad you're with us early i'm gurvir dhindsa. >> i'm steve chenevey. thank you for being with us. let's talk about earl a little bit more now. evacuations are already under way in north carolina this morning as hurricane earl approaches the east coast. officials ordered all tourists to leave okracoke island starting at 5:00 a.m. this morning. the island's year-round residents are being asked to leave but they do not have to follow the evacuation order. >>> the scene was pretty peaceful along north carolina's outer banks yesterday but the storm is expected to range bring high winds and rains to the area by late thursday, early friday. all right, tuck. we are preparing for what is going on there. just hot for us here. >> mid-90s again in the forecast here. the big change from last night when most people went to bed, hurricane watch now issued for the virginia coastline in addition to most of the north carolina. got a map to show you. we'll take another quick look at earl. surf city, north carolina to paramour island, that is under a hurricane w
they may be going on this tuesday morning. no ufos, i don't think. >> i'm gurvir dhindsa. >> i'm steve chenevey. >> let's say good morning to mr. perkins. >> a ufo would make the day interesting. >> it sure would. >> throw every other story out. >> the temperatures a little milder than it was this time yesterday. >> our temperatures are in the low 70s across portions of the viewing area and we do have some spots of rain including some spots of heavy rain. let's start with that. we'll start with hd radar and she you how things are shaping up early this morning. out to the with is, we are seeing heavy rainfall moving from the south to the north. leesburg, you are under it right now getting some heavy rain. and reston, out towards herndon, sooing some heavy rainfall. nothing in washington, tease right now. most points east are rain-free but there are some showers popping up here and there and we'll expect to see more rain showers pop up through the course of the morning. let's get to the graphics now. we'll show you another look at the bigger radar im
. i'm sarah simmons in for gurvir dhindsa. >> i'm steve chenevey. glad you're with us. welcome to fox 5 morning news on this thursday morning. let's get a look at that forecast for today. tucker barnes joins us with hopefully more good news. >> okay news. we've got more clouds than yesterday. not going to be picture perfect like it was. a little warmer than yesterday. a little more humid as well. we are going to have a gorgeous weekend with more details on that coming up. we'll talk about current conditions and we are in the 60s generally across the area here in town. humidity, 57%. wind are out of the east at six miles per hour. pressure is falling just a little bit. i mentioned cloud cover. can you see it streaming in here from the west. what this is is a warm front. it will be noticeably more humid. still not bad by summer standards but after the perfect weather we had around here the last couple of days, more clouds in the forecast. the rain should hold off until the nighttime hours particularly overnight into tomorrow morning. at lea
for being with us this morning on fox 5 morning news. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm gurvir dhindsa. >> we want to take a live look at ocean city. what a beautiful start to the day there but they are getting ready as hurricane earl approaches. the governor has declared a state of emergency. he says it is unlikely ocean city will need to be evacuated. sherry ly is live in ocean city and we'll talk to her in just a few minutes. over in virginia, the governor has also declared a state of emergency. residents and visit iters have been ordered to leave hatteras on the outer banks. >> certainly a formidable hurricane. maximum winds have increased 145 miles per hour, gusted to about 170. it continues to intensify and deepen. i don't think it will get much stronger than this but this is a very powerful storm. thank goodness, it won't directly make landfall. we'll talk first about current conditioned. i mentioned to you it is trekking off to the north and northwest at about 17 miles per hour. now, centered 410 miles south of cape hatteras, north carolina. it looks like it will be right off the the coast
. >>> it is monday, september 27, 2010 i'm gurvir dhindsa. we're glad you could join us. >> thank you for being here. tony perkins joins us as always as we say good morning to him as well. >> we got some rain and we'll get more and much-needed rain across the area today. we'll start with the radar image and can you see that we've got some rain showers. there are a few areas where we're seeing a little heavier rainfall. that will be primarily off to the north and east. we also have full cloud cover this morning, and some fog here and there in parts of the viewing area. sorry we are losing that last frame of rain there for you. we'll get that fixed for you. current conditions, 64 degrees at reagan national airport. relative humidity, 93%. wind are out of the northeast at seven miles per hour. here is your forecast for today. expect more rain. cool, cloudy, rain will be heavy at times. could see some thunderstorms later on today as well. we are looking for a high of around 74 degrees. we'll have more details on all of that coming up in just a little bit. >> thank you, tony. >> let's check in with julie
off. so enjoy it if you can. good morning. thank you for joining us. i'm gurvir dhindsa. >> i'm steve chenevey. thank you for being with us this monday morning. we'll say good morning once again to tucker barnes. you are not feeling too cool out there? >> i love this weather. this is great for me. >> it is great. >> temperatures in the 50s, 60s outside the beltway. one of the coolest mornings i'm going to guess in 90 days. >> are you going to guess? >> it is a holiday. i'm going to do the research in a minute or two. i'm going to go late back. i bet it is late may or early june since we've been in the 50s or 60s across the region. >> sounds good. >> you think so? >> yep. >> we'll talk about temperatures and lots of sunshine in the forecast today with highs a little warmer than yesterday. yesterday, upper 70s, low 80s for afternoon highs. today, we'll be about five degrees warmer than that. 60 at dulles international. bwi marshall, 58 degrees. and there are low 50s not too far away. even some upper 40s out in the mountains of west virginia. very comfortable conditions and you k
and the -- off in the distance, the washington monument. thank you for being here. i'm gurvir dhindsa. >> i'm steve chenevey. glad to have you along with us this morning. the remnants of hurricane earl hit parts of canada over the weekend. more than 250 customers were without power saturday night in nova scotia when the peak of the storm hit. it is being blamed for one death outside of halifax. the canadian hurricane center says earl made landfall around 10: 30 saturday morning. at that point, it was a category one hurricane. >> seems like that is all we were talking about last week. all in all, turned out it be a beautiful weekend for us. >> not only here in washington but generally the beaches all the way from the carolinas up to southern new england. what a nice day yesterday. going to be more of the same today. going to be a little bit warmer but that will be the worst of the forecast. we'll have temperatures in the 80s after a nice, cool start. we'll take a look at current conditions. here in washington, we are 63- degree. it is downright cool in many spots with temperatures in the upp
out there. it is friday, september 10, 2010. good morning. i'm gurvir dhindsa. >> i'm steve chenevey. thank you for being with us this morning. let's got a check on the forecast with tony perkins. >> i've got the good news for today. we have a great forecast today. tomorrow will be great as well. let's look at the current temperatures at the area airports. we are primarily in the 50s. 64 at reagan national. 55 at dulles. 58 at baltimore and most of the region is in the 50s this morning. cool start to the day. low humidity, very pleasant out there. a few clouds here and there. take a look at the sat-rad. nothing to show you in the way of precipitation. we'll be precip-free again today and we'll talk about that a little bit later on because it has been pretty dry here for a while. there are some concerns that there could be fire hazards across the area because it is so dry. it will be a little bit breezy again so you want to watch out for that. we'll have mostly clear skies. a few clouds here and there but mostly clear skies. a mild day, below normal high temperatures. sunny skies, mos
outside. thank you for getting up early with fox 5 morning news. i'm gurvir dhindsa. >> i'm steve chenevey. glad you are with us on this thursday morning. we say good morning to mr. tony perkins as well. >> hello there. a very nice start to the day. >> temperatures are in the 60s across most of the area and we've got clear skies. it will be a pretty day today too. not bad at all. >> let's take a look. we'll start with what is going on out there by showing out satellite-radar. no precipitation, nothing like that. the skies are mostly clear. we had the frontal system come through yesterday and then the cool air began to settle in last night. that is what we've got this morning. current temperatures around the region look like this. right now, in washington, it is 66 degrees. 66 here. 64 in annapolis. manassas, 61 degrees and there are some 50s out there. baltimore, 58. dulles airport is at 57 degrees. your day planner for today, lots of sunshine. very comfortable, a little bit breezy. >> a fall-like day. we're looking for high temperatures today in the upper 70s after a high in the mid-90s y
. good morning. i'm gurvir dhindsa. >> i'm allison seymour in for steve this morning. >> yeah, rain coming down really hard in some places, pooling water out there. just lots to talk about. >> flooding conditions. we have a variety of watches and warning in effect throughout the region this morning. >>> let's jump right in. i want to show you hd radar. we'll show you where the rain is heaviest at this hour. most of the area will be getting periods of heavy rain but look out to the east. now, we are seeing lightning appear with this so some thunderstorms likely developing just to the east of annapolis. we'll get a close-in look here. this is now into st. ann's county, across the chesapeake bay, the chesapeake bay bridge, you see some lightning south of the bridge, across the bay showing up on our hd radar. this is an area where we've had very heavy rain training across this area from the south to the north throughout the morning hours. also, should mention in spotsylvania county, in belvedere, we have some flash flooding occurring. much of area seeing moderate rainfall but just to th
in for gurvir dhindsa. >> i'm steve chenevey. let's say good morning to tucker barnes. >> we want to see all of you, not just half of you. >> did you guys get a thunderstorm last night. >> i did not. >> i saw a lot of lightning but that is as much as i got. >> i laid down to go to bed about 8:00. and sure enough it arrived so i couldn't sleep until 9:30. >> maybe i sliptd through it. >> the shower and thunderstorm activity is out of here after providing some of us fireworks during the evening hours and we are left with warm temperatures. didn't really cool us down a whole lot. 74-degree at reagan national. 67 in baltimore. 67 out at dulles. you get the idea here, these temperatures much warmer than they've been the last couple of mornings. 67 in winchester. the shower and thunderstorm activity was kind of spotty in nature, kind of isolated. some of us got some pretty big storms. that has slipped off the coast. the morning fog will burn off and we'll be left with a hot and humid one this afternoon with once again temperatures jumping into the 90s. re
on this thursday morning. thank you for waking one fox 5 morning news. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm gurvir dhindsa. when you step outside, you will feel a change from how it felt yesterday morning at this time. maybe we finally -- >> it has changed. >> maybe summer is being pushed back a little bit. >> it is for a little while. yesterday morning, we were in the mid-70s. today, our high will be in the upper 70s. big difference, much cooler air mass and cooler temperatures across the region. let's take a look by showing you the temperature as they stand right now. here in the district, 65 degrees here. 63 out at annapolis. gaithersburg, 54 degrees. dulles airport, 57 degrees. culpeper, 61 degrees. it is all 61 in quantico. here is a look at the local satellite-radar. a quiet picture. a quiet morning. no clouds, no precipitation. the only thing we have is breezy condition as cross the area. we'll have that through the day today. those winds could gust at times. as far as our temperatures go, check it out. below normal temperatures for the next couple of days. our average high in the low 80s. today, 7
continues right now. >>> good morning. i'm gurvir dhindsa. >> i'm steve chenevey. we'll bring in mr. tony perkins with a look at the forecast. good morning to you. >> i thought we were on that cruise ship for a moment. we do have changes coming. today will be a day of transition. it will be another warm day but you will feel things changing as the atmosphere gets mixed up. we get breezy conditions through here later on. that will set the stage for cooler temperatures later on at the end of the week. right now, we have a temperature of 76 degrees at reagan national. 73 at dulles. 76 at bwi marshall. these tells warmer than it was yesterday at this time -- these temperatures warmer than it was yesterday at this time. take a look. not a bad start to the day. we do have a few more clouds out there than we had yesterday certainly as a frontal boundary begins to pass through here. as it does, i would not rule out a shower or sprinkle popping up here or there. there is some indication on radar that out to the west, there are a couple of showers that have popped up but we kill continue to monitor
news. i'm steve chenevey jaime a gurvir dhindsa. starting to feel a little bit more like the end of september and heading into october already, tuck. >> true t does. it feels great out there. we've got 50s and low 60s across the area. temperatures a good 10 degrees cooler than they were yesterday at this hour. nice of a to the day. finish to the day. >> i was getting concerned about that grin on your face. >> some rain on the way. a lot of rain in fact. let's get to a look at our satellite-radar. no problems this morning. we'll be dealing with a little sunshine and mostly cloudy skies. we've got a fetch of cloudiness and moisture moving in from the south and pushing quickly to the north. the bottom line is we've got a lot of rain in the forecast. not for your morning commute. i think this afternoon, just a couple of showers around later in the day but the main event gets in here tonight into the daytime hours tomorrow. because of that, we've got a flash flood watch. this goes into effect later tonight and will linger all day tomorrow. the potential is out there. this again is to
a little bit later on. i'm gurvir dhindsa. >> i'm sarah simmons in for steve chenevey. he will be along a little bit later on today. we want to check in with tucker. we saw hurricane earl kicking up the as out there. >> the latest advisories still 105 miles per hour. gusts to about 115. looks like it will remain intact for the next several hours. shall we take a look at it. >> let's do it. >> let's look at the hillary clinton as it is making its presence felt. the good news is the eye of the storm looks to stay just off the coast here. it is now about 85 miles east of cape hatteras, north carolina. there you go. can you see it lifting off to the north-northeast at about 18 miles per hour. it is actually racing off to the north. cloud cover across the washington area. this radar is overdoing the rain here in d.c. but we do have some bands of rain across the lower eastern shore. you know, i wouldn't say it is impossible that some of our southern and eastern viewers won't see some rain as we get into the mid-morning hours as it passes off it our east. can you see very impressive hurricane
. thank you for being with us. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm sarah simmons for for gurvir dhindsa. >> we do start with a traffic alert. they call it terrible traffic tuesday according to aaa mid- atlantic. can you thank a combination of back to school and back from vacation traffic. aaa says the d.c. metro area has the second worst grid lock in the nation and it doesn't help that half of the the three million commuters drive to work alone. can you expect busier than normal roads today as students in northern virginia start the new school year. >> it will be a nice day to go back to school. it will be a little warm if them as the day heads on. >> but during the morning hours when you are heading to school, not bad at all. temperatures in the 60s for the most part. 70degrees right now in washington. let's take a look at the current conditions being reported at reagan national where the report is 70 degrees. relative humidity is at 73%. winds out of the south at 10 miles per hour. barometric pressure is on the rise. here is a look at the satellite- radar composite for the region. and things lo
morning here but we are keeping a close watch on earl. i'm gurvir dhindsa. >> i'm sarah simmons in for steve chenevey this hour. he will be along a little bit later. a live look now at ocean city where one of our own, fox 5's sherry ly, is out there this morning. we'll talk with her in a little bit. but this vacation hot spot, for hurricane earl, this is taking a battering there. governor martin o'malley has already put a state of emergency in place. >> but it is north carolina that is taking the brunt of the storm this morning. high winds and heavy surf are slamming the outer banks. president obama signed an emergency declaration for north carolina earlier this week. red cross workers and fema teams are also ready to go. this is a picture of nags head there. >> they are getting hit right now. >> it is. the storm has now been downgraded to a category two but it is still a big storm. >> huge storm. hurricane force winds that extend about 07 miles from the center and tropical force winds several hundred miles from the center. as it gets farther north, it has a tendency to stretch
morning. i'm sarah simmons in for gurvir dhindsa. >> i'm steve chenevey. we say good morning to tucker barnes once again and you know what? it is a little cool out there this weekend. >> it sure did. you can feel fall in the air now, can't you? kind of rebound to summertime temperatures today. we'll be back in the 80s after a cool one yesterday with highs generally in the 60s and low 70s. nice start to the day. we've got a little fog out there. let's get to it. we'll talk about temperatures. it is now in the middle 60s in town and there are 50s off to the north and west. maybe a light jacket as you head out the door. 65degrees at reagan national. humidity up, the overnight being during the day with the rainfall contributing to a little fog across the region. here is your pressure. it is rising. that tells us the conditions will gradually improve here. we'll get a look at satellite- radar. you have to look real carefully, you can kind of see the gray. that is the low clouds and fog hanging tough here. that will burn off as high pressure builds in.
is happening with earl. i'm gurvir dhindsa. >> i'm steve chenevey. thank you for being with us this thursday morning. let's say good morning to tucker barnes and get a look at that forecast. >> just getting latest information here as we speak. believe it or not, earl is getting stronger by the hour. i don't think it is likely to get much more intense. it's very strong hurricane. let's get right to it. i want to he show you vipir. i want to show you the satellite-radar there. you go. can you see that the storm has an enormous eye here. wave got hurricane-force winds about 90 miles from the center. tropical storm wind about 230 miles from the center. just getting the latest information, maximum winds now 145 miles per hour, gusts over 1 # 06789 the pressure has been falling the last couple of hours. so not losing any strength here as it approaches coastline. hurricane warnings now for much of north carolina and even here along the lower eastern shore, we've now got tropical storm warnings and hurricane watches. we are getting ready for it as it pushes offer to the north and then to the north a
gurvir dhindsa is in fairfax and is going to take a distracted driver test. >> reporter: hey,en totony, hey, al -- hey, tony, hey, allison. just a split secona is all it takes and you're right, tony. fairfax is not just doing an education campaign, they're getting serious about this and can't kuillen is the commander of the traffic division for fairfax county police and yew saying we're not playing anywhere. >> absolutely and we're serious and that has gotten to be an 'demic and it's dangerous. we're starting today where we're asking the media to come out and help us get the message out. >> right. >> and putting the different representatives through the concourses to show them how dangerous that distracted driving is. we will -- who are eating, grooming or talking on the cell phone and they're driving and talking -- suffering because of it and we will be charging them with failure to pay full time attention to their driving and see them in court. >> and someone might say it's not illegal to eat and in virginia, it's not illegal to be on your cell phone while driving. however, if it cau
. good morning. i'm gurvir dhindsa. >> i'm allison seymour in for steve chenevey today. welcome to fox 5 morning news. >> let's go straight back to tony. >> the flash flood warning is in effect for washington, d.c., montgomery county, southern anne arundel county, prince george's county, calvert county, fredericksburg, king george county, the city of alexandria, fairfax, falls church, arlington county, loudoun county, fauquier county. i'm reading this to you because this just broke and we don't have the map ready yet. prince william county, fairfax county, even fauquier county. this is a flash flood warning. this is in effect until 10:45 a.m. this moons that flooding is imminent or has been observed already. you want to know that. flash flood warning in effect for essentially all of the area. and a tornado watch now in effect -- let's see. i'll let you know how long that is in effect just shortly. that includes washington, d.c., anne arundel county, prince george's county. that is in effect until 1:00. let's get to max 2. we can show you that map there. the areas covered by the tornado w
simmons in for gurvir dhindsa. >> i'm steve chenevey. thank you for being with us. let's say hello to tony perkins. how is it looking out there? >> still wet from the rain we had overnight and last night. still cloud out there but we'll see gradual clearing as the morning goes on. let's take a look at what is happening. we'll start with the current conditions being reported at reagan national airport where right now it is in the 70s. 73degrees at reagan national. relative humidity, 68%. those wind are out of the west at 15 miles per hour so it is breezy. barometric pressure has been falling. right now, we are just left with some clouds. they will be pushing out as the morning progresses and we'll see i think a good amount of sunshine in the latter part of the day. the forecast for today look like this, becoming mostly sunny gradually. cooler this afternoon. cooler than it was yesterday is what we mean. look for a high of about 84 degrees. that is actually above normal but still cooler than yesterday. more details coming up in just a little bi
to get you started on this wednesday. >>> good morning, everybody. thank you for joining us. i'm gurvir dhindsa. >> i'm steve chenevey. thank you for being with us. let's say good morning to tucker barnes with a look at what is happening here. >> good morning. just getting the latest on earl. maximum winds down to 125 miles per hour. that is a category three hurricane. still a major hurricane. very dangerous. it will be approaching the mid- atlantic here during the next couple of days. let's show you vipir. it is tracking off to the north an west at about 13 miles per hour. still a very intense storm. the pressure up slightly. you can see that things have become a little elongated which tell us it is not quite as intense as it was a few hours ago. want to mention a hurricane watch has now been extended for the virginia coastline up to just south and east of ocean city. let's get to local weather. we are mild. 77degrees. humidity, 64%. winds are out of the south and west at five miles per hour. pressure down a little bit. this area of happen that has been giving us the heat starting to b
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